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Acres upon acres of crops were submerged in filthy water in Penal and Barrackpore yesterday as a result of overnight and persistent rains during the day.

Crop farmer Chabinath Ramnanan was almost brought to tears, as for the second time this year his fields in Penal were destroyed. Bodi, bhagi, tomatoes, eggplants and corn near harvesting were all...

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

More than a dozen residents braved a fire which destroyed a line of houses at Union Road Trainline, Marabella, leaving four families homeless on Sunday night.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Champ Fleurs man, who was sentenced to 30 days jail after shouting expletives at a police officer, had his sentence varied to four days. The Court of Appeal last Thursday also found the presiding magistrate was wrong to impose the maximum sentence for first-time offender Colin Cox.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Six children were among nine people who were rendered homeless yesterday after a fire destroyed their home in Golconda, South Trinidad. Up to late yesterday, firefighters were still trying to determine the cause of the blaze.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The T&T Volleyball Federation (T&TVF) and its national teams came in for high praise from Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of the (North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (Norceca).

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

At least one of the junior ministers attached to the Office of the Prime Minister may be shifted to another ministry, People’s Partnership officials projected yesterday.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Multiple South Carnival Band of the year winner Ivan Kalicharan has denied media reports he suffered a stroke. Speaking from a hospital bed at the San Fernando Medical Centre yesterday, Kalicharan said he went in to do a routine medical check-up and was given a clean bill of health.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Class and Anand Ramlogan (Attorney General) don’t mix. So said Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley yesterday as he denounced statements made by the AG on the issue of the “missing” piano which was recently found at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Coast Guard officers yesterday continued the search for the bodies of three men who disappeared at sea while swimming in Mayaro. Up to late yesterday, twin brothers, Ricky and Ryan Lall, aged 20, of East Demerara, Guyana, as well as Trinidad-born Mahindra Deonarine, 20, could not be found.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

A Chaguanas-based company is offering a $12,000 reward for any information about a stolen $485,000 backhoe. The vehicle was stolen some time between 1 am and 6 am on Sunday from Suchit Trace, Penal.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Nine days after Kenrick David’s mutilated body was discovered near an oil well, his nephew appeared in Point Fortin Magistrates’ Court charged with his murder.

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